[LMB] Fantasy set in turn of the century America another alternative to Medieval settings.

WILLIAM A WENRICH wawenri at msn.com
Thu Aug 29 19:49:37 BST 2019


As I read the Lord D’Arcy books, conventional physics and medicine works, but in their history the laws of magic were worked out before chemistry, medicine, and physics had practical applications.

Christian, husband, father, granddaddy, son, American. Here I stand. I can do no other. God help me.
William A Wenrich
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Who gives a flying fuck? The stories are enjoyable; that's all!!!

Harvey

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>Do the Lord Darcy stories ever explain why 'magical' principles are the
>local physics, or is it merely a clever conceit?  Not that there's anything
>wrong with that...
>
>There are also all the urban fantasies, many of which just take traditional
>monsters and cram them into modern settings.  Which is really sort of
>retaining the medieval parts, when you think about it.  Some actually have
>more creatively-designed
>
>Matt G.
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